Uli Jon Roth
German musician
Uli Jon Roth
Ulrich Roth, more commonly known as Uli Jon Roth, is a German guitarist and one of the earliest contributors to the neo-classical metal genre. He is also the founder of Sky Academy and inventor of the Sky Guitar. He is the older brother of fellow guitarist and artist Zeno Roth.
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L'Aire Gassmann, de l'imprimerie au complexe immobilier - Journal du Jura (Communiqué de presse)
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Le conseil d'administration de la société est présidé par Ulrich Roth et compte Marc Gassmann parmi ses cinq membres. Le groupe d'investisseurs investit quatre millions de francs dans la société Neumarkt Shoping SA pour réaliser son projet sur le
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"Der Schwund ist rasant" - Frankenpost
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Ich denke da an den Apotheker Walter Rottländer, an Hermann Pfister, Ulrich Roth, den vor zwei Jahren verstorbenen Herbert Pröse, der im Internet als "Papst der Kleinschmetterlingsforschung" bezeichnet wird, an Emil Fischer aus Selb, an Professor
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Kochen, servieren und flambieren - Lauterbacher Anzeiger
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„Vor der Prüfung haben die Auszubildenden zum Koch einen Warenkorb erhalten“, erklärte Ulrich Roth (Vorsitzender DeHoGa Vogelsberg) die Modalitäten. Darin: Pflichtzutaten wie Loup de mer, Poulardenbrust, Spargel, Kaiserschoten, Erdbeeren und
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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT: 'We're Just Now Starting To Think About Writing New ... - Blabbermouth.net
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It probably also had something to do with the fact that I was listening to guitar players like Ulrich Roth and Michael Schenker. I mean, there weren't a whole lot of people in the United States back then who even knew who those guitar players were
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Calw: "Pro Krankenhäuser" nimmt Angebot an - Schwarzwälder Bote
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Eine Mediation mache, so Vorsitzender Ulrich Roth, vor diesem Hintergrund keinen Sinn mehr. Man habe sich davon mehr Verbindlichkeit versprochen, zumal als Moderator eine unabhängige Person mit eingebunden gewesen wäre. In die Gespräche wollen Roth und
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Beim nächsten „sport talk“ stehen die ersten Podiumsgäste fest - SportRegion Stuttgart e.V.
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Im Anschluss an seine sportliche Karriere ging Lohre ins Marketing und gründete gemeinsam mit Ulrich Roth die Agentur „Roth & Lohre“. Es schlossen sich Tätigkeiten im IT-Bereich an. Seit einigen Jahren ist Günther Lohre als selbständiger Berater für
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Handball: HG Saarlouis trifft in der Zweitliga-Relegation auf SG Leutershausen - Saarbruecker-zeitung
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Liga aufsteigen“, stapelte Leutershausens zweiter Vorsitzender Ulrich Roth schon vor dem Hinspiel tief und nahm den Druck von der Mannschaft des Trainers Holger Löhr. Die ist nach der sehr guten Halbzeit im Hinspiel (17:12) hochmotiviert und verlautet
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HG Saarloius spielt heute gegen die SG Leutershausen - Saarbruecker-zeitung
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Mit den Ex-Nationalspielern Ulrich Roth (151 Länderspiele, 290 Tore) und Holger Löhr (95/219) stehen zwei absolute Profis und Kenner der Szene in der Verantwortung. Ehrenspielführer Roth ist 2. Vorsitzender, Löhr trainiert die Mannschaft seit 2007
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Noch ein Reisebüro-Verband? - fvw Blog - Touristik für Fortgeschrittene (Blog)
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Warum dann nicht dort die Kräfte und Interessen bündeln? von Ulrich Roth, 28.04.11, 13:14 Nun ich glaube schon das ein neuer Verband sogar frischen Wind bringen kann. Was haben wir Reisebüros den schon alles schlucken müssen?
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Uli Jon Roth
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2015
    Age 60
    A second "Scorpions Revisited" release, scheduled for spring 2015, will be a Blu-ray, featuring live concert footage from Roth's "Scorpions Anniversary Tour" and «lots of other goodies.»
    More Details Hide Details In the 1980s, Roth commissioned construction of custom guitars with additional frets from luthier Andreas Demetriou. Roth has had five of these "Sky" guitars made. To be able to emulate the high notes of a violin, all of the Sky Guitars contain extra frets. The first Sky Guitar (used on the album Beyond the Astral Skies) has 30 frets. Later versions of the Sky Guitar overcame the problem of the higher register frets becoming too narrow by widening the frets by whole steps for the highest notes. In an April 2001 Guitar Player magazine interview, Roth reports that the guitars are either fretless above the 30th fret or have whole step fret spacing above the 27th fret, with 35 effective (half step) frets. All of the Sky guitars with frets have scalloped fretboards. The Sky guitar's pickups are custom 4-coil humbuckers made by John Oram, with one guitar having an Oram pickup hidden under the 24th fret. Roth's for a time used a Framus Dragon amplifier although currently he promotes Blackstar Artisan 100 & Series One 200 Watt heads. He has also used a stalk mounted Vibesware guitar resonator (sustainer) to introduce infinite sustain as on the instrumental Benediction on his "Under A Dark Sky" album. In 2011, Dean Guitars produced 25 Custom Sky Guitars based on Roth's custom models, with six and seven strings.
    On 10 February 2015, Uli Jon Roth will release a 2-CD studio album entitled Scorpions Revisited recorded in 2014 in Hannover, Germany, in which Roth revisited his personal favourites from the early Scorpions period.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 2008
    Age 53
    Roth debuted songs from "Under A Dark Sky" on 18 July 2008 in his headline set at the G-TARanaki Guitar Festival in New Zealand, Roth's debut concert in the country.
    More Details Hide Details In the week previous Roth had taken his "Sky Academy" tuition classes to regional Taranaki towns in Waitara, Inglewood and Opunake with guests Vernon Reid and Gilby Clarke. "Under A Dark Sky" was released in Japan on 20 August 2008 via Marquee records. The European and USA releases followed a month later on 20 September 2008 on the SPV record label.
  • 2007
    Age 52
    In 2007, Roth had begun working on a new full-length studio album, which was to be released the following year.
    More Details Hide Details The title of the album would be "Under A Dark Sky" and was going to be the first official release in the long-awaited series of Symphonic Legends - a cycle of music written by Uli for his all-encompassing Sky of Avalon project.
    On 2 June 2007 at the Rock am Ring festival in Germany, Roth joined The Smashing Pumpkins on stage for their epic closing song "Gossamer".
    More Details Hide Details He made another appearance with the Pumpkins upon their return to Germany on 26 February 2008.
  • 2006
    Age 51
    Roth appeared in concert with the Scorpions onstage at the Wacken Open Air Festival in 2006 along with two other former members of the band.
    More Details Hide Details Billed as “A Night To Remember, A Journey Through Time”, the Scorpions played four songs from the Roth era, most of which they hadn’t played live since Roth had left in 1978. The concert was filmed and released on DVD. Although this was meant to be a ‘one night only’ special event, its success meant that the format was repeated on several tours afterwards.
  • FORTIES
  • 2001
    Age 46
    Roth played at the outdoor rock festival at Castle Donington in 2001 (also featuring original Scorpions lead guitarist Michael Schenker on the bill), and this was filmed and subsequently released on DVD.
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  • 1998
    Age 43
    The G3 European tour of 1998 featured Roth playing with Joe Satriani and Michael Schenker.
    More Details Hide Details The tour show at London Wembley Arena also featured a jam with Brian May.
  • 1996
    Age 41
    In 1996 Monika Dannemann was convicted of breaking a British High Court order not to repeat allegations that Kathy Etchingham was an "inveterate liar" for accusing her of playing a role in Jimi Hendrix's death.
    More Details Hide Details Etchingham asked the judge to jail Dannemann but she was released. Two days later Monika Dannemann was found dead in a fume-filled Mercedes-Benz near her cottage in Seaford, East Sussex, aged 50. Her death was ruled a suicide, but Roth publicly stated his opinion that her death had been the result of foul play. Roth dedicated later works to the memory of Dannemann. Roth has been living in the UK for several years, his current home (2015) being inside Wales at Powys, Wales, near the border of Shropshire, England. Roth has been on the covers of many guitar magazines and has influenced many notable guitar players, including Kirk Hammett, Yngwie Malmsteen, Joe Stump, Gus G, Andy DiGelsomina, Michael Romeo, James Byrd, Wolf Hoffman, Hank Shermann of Mercyful Fate. With Scorpions With Electric Sun Solo and classical works (progressive Rock) (released)
  • THIRTIES
  • 1985
    Age 30
    In 1985, Roth released his third and final Electric Sun album, Beyond the Astral Skies, dedicated to Martin Luther King and to Roth's fans.
    More Details Hide Details After Electric Sun, Roth entered a new phase of creative work, composing four symphonies and two concertos, and sometimes performing with symphony orchestras throughout Europe. Roth used the name ‘Uli Jon Roth’ for all subsequent album releases and concert appearances.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1978
    Age 23
    However, Roth had left the band in 1978 following the end of the Taken by Force tour and before the Tokyo Tapes release.
    More Details Hide Details Roth formed his own band named Electric Sun, which released three albums. The first, Earthquake (1979), was dedicated to the spirit of Jimi Hendrix. A second album released two years later, Fire Wind (1981), was dedicated to Anwar Sadat (the assassinated President of Egypt who had tried to make peace in the Middle East), and featured a song called "Enola Gay" about the atomic bombing of Japan.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1974
    Age 19
    During his tenure as lead guitarist, main songwriter and occasional lead singer for the Scorpions, the band released four studio albums between 1974 and 1977.
    More Details Hide Details In 1978, the Scorpions released the live album Tokyo Tapes, which was recorded in Japan and sold nearly one million copies and went gold in several countries.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1954
    Born
    Born in 1954.
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